Valdosta, Georgia

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

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Valdosta is known for southern hospitality and football, from the success of Valdosta State’s Division II program to the community’s support for local high school teams. Their claim-to-fame is being named TitleTown USA by ESPN, but they’re just as proud of their friendliness.


Local restaurants, like King’s Grill and Covington’s, are as warm and welcoming as the pristine Visitor’s Center. The town is also home to Wild Adventures, a wildlife-themed amusement park where Gone With the Wynn’s interacted with an assortment of animals. The town rallied together to properly host the Wynn’s because as one local said, “Nobody’s a stranger here.”


While in town be sure to visit Valdosta’s many homes on the Historic Register, check out the Peach State Summer Theatre Series, and explore the Remerton Historic Mill Village. The Crescent House and Gardens are a highly acclaimed scenic offering and Valdosta boasts plenty of shopping from the Valdosta Mall to Summit Pointe.

Beautiful place..nicest folks on earth.
Reviewed by pearl57
on September 17, 2012
I moved to Valdosta to go to school and I have really enjoyed my stay. Great place, awesome people! Southern hospitality at its finest. :)
Reviewed by NinaAmps
on September 17, 2012
Moved here for a military assignment and never wanted to move again. Caring, generous people who embrace you as a newcomer and support you all the way. We've moved 15 times in 28 years and have never experienced this kind of a community. If you want a place to slow down, a place to feel at home, come to Valdosta and feel the love!
Reviewed by f16gumby
on September 17, 2012
Valdosta, Georgia is without a doubt the friendliest city that I have ever been in my life, and I have been to many, many cities throughout the USA, Europe, and the Caribbean. Valdosta is a wonderful place to raise a family, live peacefully, get an education, serve in the military, have access to beaches and mountains, and to meet some great people. Come down sometime and enjoy!
Reviewed by Darrell
on September 17, 2012
Living in Valdosta is like stepping back in time. We had exchange students from Korea staying with us this year, and they were amazed that it is completely normal to strike up a conversation with a total stranger in places like the grocery store! Valdosta is a wonderful place to raise a family. It has all the feeling of a small town community along with the cultural advantages and diversity available through the university and the air force base. Truly a unique and friendly town!
Reviewed by stoltzfusgreen
on September 17, 2012
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